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Audit reveals ‘systemic’ access to care woes for US veterans

Audit reveals ‘systemic’ access to care woes for US veterans

An audit on health care access for US veterans released Monday confirmed the existence of fake waiting lists, prompting a top official to slam “systemic” problems for America’s wounded warriors seeking treatment. The report is the latest revelation in a […]


Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

A Eurofighter jet crashed while attempting to land at an air base in southwestern Spain on Monday, killing its pilot, the defense ministry said. “A Eurofighter crashed on landing at the start of the runway of the Moron base,” near […]


Pentagon report ignores China’s peaceful defense policy

Pentagon report ignores China’s peaceful defense policy

An annual report released by the Pentagon on Chinese military and security development on Thursday, which mainly focuses on China’s defense spending increase, continued to overlook China’s peaceful defense policy. The 96-page report, thicker than last year’s, even targeted Chinese […]


China to join US-led naval drill for first time: PLA

China to join US-led naval drill for first time: PLA

China has confirmed it will participate in a major US-organized naval drill for the first time, official media said Monday, amid heightened distrust between the two military powers. The Chinese navy will participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) […]


US deploys 2 B-2 bombers to Europe for exercises

US deploys 2 B-2 bombers to Europe for exercises

The US Air Force has deployed two nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers to a British air base for exercises with NATO allies, the Pentagon said Monday. The deployment, which the Pentagon said was preplanned and short-term, comes against a backdrop of […]


Pakistan negotiating MI-35 helicopter deal‏ with Russia: envoy

Pakistan negotiating MI-35 helicopter deal‏ with Russia: envoy

Pakistan has placed an order to Russia for purchase of the latest MI-35 Helicopters for multipurpose use including fighting terrorism, Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Y. Dedov told a news conference at the Russian embassy in Islamabad. “The deal is […]


India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India’s armed forces successfully test launched a BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, developed jointly with Russia, from the country’s newest warship INS Kolkata, the PTI news agency reported Monday quoting Indian defense officials. The missile-launch took place earlier this morning […]


NATO launches fresh war games near Russia border

NATO launches fresh war games near Russia border

NATO on Monday launched one of its largest military manoeuvres in the Baltic states since tensions spiked with neighboring Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. Around 4,700 troops and 800 military vehicles from 10 countries including Britain, Canada […]


Marines, Soldiers Test New Blue Force Tracking System At NIE 14.2

Marines, Soldiers Test New Blue Force Tracking System At NIE 14.2

Transforming the way units communicate and navigate, the Army’s next generation situational awareness and friendly force tracking system received an unprecedented workout. Marines and Soldiers fought side-by-side to test the capability known as Joint Battle Command-Platform, known as JBC-P, during […]


 
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